The Changeling

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University of Pennsylvania Press, Jun 1, 1966 - Drama - 144 pages
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The Changeling is a powerful psychological tragedy of the moral degeneration of a highborn Spanish girl through a crime prompted by obsessive love. Thomas Middleton was probably responsible for the tragic plot, and William Rowley for the comic subplot concerning the antics of a young rake who contrives to have himself committed to an insane asylum for love of the proprietor's handsome wife.

  

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Contents

ACTUS PRIMUS
15
ACTUS SECUNDUS
40
ACTUS TERTIUS
58
ACTUS QUARTUS
86
ACTUS QUINTUS
115
APPENDIX
141
Copyright

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About the author (1966)

Thomas Middleton (1580-1627) was a prolific and successful English Jacobean playwright and poet. William Rowley (c. 1585-1626) was an English actor and dramatist best known for works written in collaboration with other dramatists of the Elizabethan period, especially Middleton.